# The Truth About Portion Distortion

Over the past 20 years, the portions of food served in restaurants and fast-food eateries have ballooned—as have the waistlines of many Americans. Take this quiz from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to find out just how many more calories this adds.

1. A bagel 20 years ago was three inches in diameter and had 140 calories. How many calories are in today's typical bagel?
2. A cheeseburger 20 years ago had 333 calories. How many calories are in today's cheeseburger?
3. A plate of spaghetti and meatballs 20 years ago had 500 calories. How many are there today?
4. A 6.5 ounce portion of soda had 85 calories. How many calories are in today's 20-ounce portion?
5. Twenty years ago, a serving of French fries was 2.4 ounces and had 210 calories. How many calories are in today's 6.9 ounce serving?
6. A turkey sandwich 20 years ago had two slices of bread and 320 calories. How many calories are in today's 10-inch turkey sandwich?
7. A standard cup of coffee 20 years ago was 8 ounces and had 45 calories with whole milk and sugar added. How many calories are in today's 16-ounce mocha coffee with steamed whole milk and mocha syrup?
8. A blueberry muffin 20 years ago was 1.5 ounces and had 210 calories. How many muffins are in today's 5 ounce muffin?
9. Twenty years ago, two slices of pepperoni pizza had 500 calories. How many calories are in today's large pizza slices?
10. A chicken Caesar salad was 1 ½ cups and had 390 calories 20 years ago. How many calories are in today's 3 cup chicken Caesar salad?

1. 350 calories
2. 590 calories
3. 1025 calories
4. 250 calories
5. 610 calories
1. 820 calories
2. 350 calories
3. 500 calories
4. 850 calories
5. 790 calories